Race, Ethnicity and Culture in South Africa

Race, Ethnicity and Culture in South Africa

South Africa is a country that is known for its ethnic and cultural diversity. Made up of nine provinces, South African citizens come from all over the world. Aptly known as the Rainbow Nation, we have eleven official languages, though many foreign languages are...
South Africa’s Water Crisis

South Africa’s Water Crisis

With South Africa experiencing one of the worst droughts in recorded history, Cape Town residents are restricted to 50 litres of water per day, whether you’re at work, at home, or at school. Many residents, while trying diligently to save water, are looking to the...
Stronger Rand Leads to Petrol Price Decrease

Stronger Rand Leads to Petrol Price Decrease

Many attribute the stronger rand to the recent change in political leadership. Our new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has people all over South Africa hopeful of not only a stronger rand, but also a better future. The drop in fuel prices, credited to the rand’s...
Small Business Struggle in South Africa

Small Business Struggle in South Africa

Starting your own business isn’t easy. South Africa has one of the highest failure rates of new SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) in the world. According to an online article in Moneyweb, approximately 70% to 80% of small businesses fail within the first 5 years....
Renewable Energy in South Africa

Renewable Energy in South Africa

While we South Africans remember the inconvenience of being without power at home, the stress and worry of power outages at work, and the dread of being powerless in general, we still haven’t properly prepared ourselves for the future. We take it for granted that our...